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Jaguar Land Rover to cut UK staff, output as diesel sales slump

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LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover said it will cut 1,000 jobs and reduce production at two of its English factories as demand for diesel cars slumps in the face of higher taxes and a regulatory crackdown.The company, which builds nearly one in three of Britain's 1.7 million cars, will lay off some of its agency workers at its central English Solihull site and move just over 360 people to the location from its nearby Castle Bromwich plant. "We are not renewing the contracts of 1,000 agency workers at Solihull," a spokesman told Reuters. Jaguar sales are down 26 ...

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First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 14:34 IST
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